Pubs In Leeds

Bars are great and all, but sometimes you just can't beat a pint in a cosy watering hole. And, lucky for you, this city's got a keg-worth of them. Whether you're on the hunt for heartwarming grub, a boozer to catch some live gigs, or you just fancy relaxing in a plush armchair, these Leeds pubs are sure to please.

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Last updated on 5th February 2024

The Merchant, Leeds

This welcoming pub in the city centre offers a huge selection of gin and craft beer, alongside a tasty menu of small plates, burgers, curries and more. As for entertainment, they've got live sports coverage, poll tables and dartboards, and you won't want to miss their lunch deals starting from £6.29.

Palace Leeds

If you're looking for old pubs in Leed city centre, then be sure to check out Palace Leeds on Kirkgate. Come rain or shine, this fabulous venue has a gorgeous beer garden alongside a cosy indoor space. As for food? Expect mouthwatering hearty fare and ice-cold brews.

The Three Swords

The Three Swords is an excellent pub in Leeds that stands out from the rest, mainly thanks to its delicious menu featuring Indian small plates. Kirkstall Brewery and eatery Dastaan have teamed up to produce proper pints along with Punjabi samosas and Masala chips to name a few of the menu's fantastic dishes. 

Hawkhill Tavern

21 draught lines and four pool tables make this place a great drinking den. Hawkhill Tavern is spread out over two floors in Guiseley, bringing a whole load of sports viewing, pizzas, and a south-facing terrace to your sesh.

The Adelphi

Rinsed in old fashioned charm, this snug pub is filled with vintage leather sofas, antique chairs and ornate decorative touches. Sit back and put your feet up by the fire or grab a spot in a more intimate nook and enjoy a tasty brew.

Midland Hotel, Leeds

Midland Hotel in Woodlesford is a top choice of boozer when you're in this part of town, thanks to its modern decor, on-site coffee shop and contemporary takes on classic pub food. This joint serves everything from pie of the day to small plates and wings, with live sports on the screens too.

The Dry Dock Leeds

Permanently anchored on Woodhouse lane, The Dry Dock is a pub that's a little different - it's inside a boat. Grab some affordable bites like dough balls, cauliflower wings and loaded fries, while making the most of their excellent drinks deals. There's plenty of entertainment on the cards here too, including live sport. 

The Brewery Tap

Not only do The Brewery Tap make their own craft beers onsite, meaning you're in for some of the freshest pints around, but they also cook up a host of pub grub classics. Nestle into a comfortable corner and tuck into fish and chips, sausage and mash, burgers and steak pie. It wouldn't be a Leeds pub crawl without this one.

Head of Steam Leeds

If you're searching for places to drink, Head of Steam is for you. Order yourself one of their craft, cask or world beers, bask in the off-kilter interiors and tap your toes to the music, all whilst filling your belly on comfort food.

Town Hall Tavern

Wrap your taste buds around the classic nosh at this choice of gastro pubs in Leeds. From steak and burgers to baked camembert and scotch eggs, the menu at Town Hall Tavern has something to keep everyone happy, whilst its drinks include beers, ales, fine wines and cheeky cocktails.

The Lamb and Flag

The Lamb and Flag focuses on two things: great beers and delicious food. They pour up a whole roster of locally brewed beers, draught lagers, wines and spirits to accompany their gastropub food and also have a killer outside area.

Tapped Leeds

As well as stocking over 200 beers at this pick of CAMRA pubs in Leeds, Tapped also creates a range of mouthwatering slices from authentic Italian dough. Choose between popular toppings, such as pepperoni and jalapenos, or opt for one of the more unusual pizzas, along the lines of seitan doner and chicken tikka.